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Personalized Needles for Microinjections in the Rodent Brain

DOI :

10.3791/55751-v

January 24th, 2018

January 24th, 2018

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1Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, and National Institute of Neurosciences, University of Ferrara, 2Laboratory for the Technologies for Advanced Therapies (LTTA), University of Ferrara

We describe here a protocol for microinjection in the rodent brain that uses quartz needles. These needles do not produce detectable tissue damage and ensure reliable delivery even in deep regions. Moreover, they can be adapted to research needs by personalized designs and can be re-used.

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